Laid-Off

CEO of U.S. Steel promises the smokestacks in Granite City, Illinois, will not go cold forever. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

UPDATE: Last-Minute Reprieve for Hundreds of Granite City Steelworkers

Bill before Congress seeks to block dumping of cheap steel and other foreign-made products into U.S. markets.

05/27/2015

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Schnucks Announces 52 Layoffs at Corporate Headquarters

A spokesman confirms 52 layoffs happened this week, and eight open positions will not be filled.

05/01/2015

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11 Webster Groves Teachers Laid Off

Eleven teachers were given pink slips earlier this month. District Spokeswoman Kathy Vespereny says three or four of those positions will be added back.

04/28/2015

GLASGOW, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 05: A croupier spins a roulette wheel at the new luxury casino, which opens tomorrow, on February 5, 2008 in Glasgow, Scotland. This 25m GPB venue, named Alea, opens on the Clyde at Springfield Quay near the city centre and is Scotland's first luxury casino, dining and live music venue.

East St. Louis Casino Lays Off 20 Workers, Cuts Hours

They bring the site’s workforce to about 600. The casino had about 1,200 employees when it was moved onto land from a riverboat along the Mississippi River in 2007.

01/15/2015

Do I Lose My Health Insurance If I Am Laid Off Or Fired?

If your health insurance is provided by your employer, you will lose coverage if you are laid off or fired. But there are options to stay covered.

03/06/2014

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Laid-Off Firefighters To Work Through Fourth

Laid-off firefighters in the village of Washington Park say they’ll work as volunteers through the 4th of July when fireworks generally cause about 10 fires.

07/04/2013